Native American Musician and Storyteller to Perform

Native American Musician and Storyteller to Perform
Elk Whistle (Bill Neal) will perform Nov. 16 in the Music Recital Hall.

The campus community is invited to a free program of inspirational music featuring guest artist Elk Whistle (Bill Neal) on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., in the Music Recital Hall.

Elk Whistle is a well-known Native American flutist, recording artist, storyteller, teacher and director of the Elk Whistle Ensemble.

Elk Whistle (Mah-na-che-a-shun translated as “He Sings With His Heart”) will perform Songs from Turtle Island.

The first recording of Songs from Turtle Island was made at the Descanso Botanical Gardens in La Canada, and is one of the first recordings made using solar power.

Following the performance, a reception will be held in Building 26, Rainbow Weaver Room 104.

Elk Whistle is presented by the LaBounty Chair Steering Committee which includes, Gilbert Cadena, Sandy Kewanhaptewa – Dixon, Karen Hanna, Nancy Page Fernandez and Charlene Teters, the Hugh O. La Bounty Chair of Interdisciplinary Applied Knowledge, 2006-07.